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Picks This Week: Gordon Lightfoot, Mobb Deep, Plastic Pinks and more



Plastic Pinks
These bilingual Miami garage punks just dropped their first full-length, Sunnyside Rabbits, and are primed to explode. Don't expect to be able to see them this cheap forever.
9 p.m. Wednesday, March 9, at Will's Pub, $7

Gordon Lightfoot
A member of the Songwriters Hall of Fame, Canadian national treasure Gordon Lightfoot has been covered by greats like Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan and Neil Young over his 58-year career.
7 p.m. Thursday, March 10, at the Plaza Live, $39.50-$69.50

Mobb Deep
The infamous '90s hip-hop duo of Havoc and Prodigy are back in town to remind you that there ain't no such things as halfway crooks.
9 p.m. Friday, March 11, at Venue 578, $15-$35

Unwrapped Live!
RSVP now for this free concert featuring Sheila E., Roy Ayers and more artists blending hip-hop, jazz and Latin influences into a unique musical experience.
7:30 and 10:30 p.m. Saturday, March 12, at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, free

Adam Lambert
The American Idol alum comes to Universal's Mardi Gras after filling big shoes as Queen's live vocalist for the past few years, and is set to step in as Eddie in an upcoming TV version of The Rocky Horror Picture Show.
8:30 p.m. Sunday, March 13, at Universal Studios, price of admission

Better Things
This pop-punk band from Vermont swings through town on their way to SXSW to join a bill swimming in that classic emo sound with Henrietta, Pathos, Pathos and more.
8 p.m. Monday, March 14, at Olde 64, $5 suggested donation

Vance Joy
The former Australian football star traded in his cleats for a ukulele and now makes sweet, poppy nü-folk.
7 p.m. Tuesday, March 15, at the House of Blues, $30